Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle

Born: December 4, 1795

Died: February 5, 1881

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Philosopher, essayist, satirist, historian

Biography: Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics the dismal science, wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator.

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Source/Notes: Sartor Resartus (1831).: Lectures on Heroes (1840). (1863 edition)
Source/Notes: Essays. Goethe's Helena. - Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (1827–1855)

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